The Tennessee General Assembly has approved the so-called Medicaid block grant. Lawmakers spent just two days rushing it through. The House passed the agreement on Friday morning, while the Senate did so on Thursday.
The Tennessee General Assembly has re-appointed Tre Hargett as secretary of state, though some Democratic members of the state House and Senate are saying they have lost faith in him.
Tennessee lawmakers have officially started the new legislative session, with members of the state Senate and House of Representatives taking their oaths yesterday. It was a relatively quiet day, after tumultuous events in the legislature.
The 112th Tennessee General Assembly goes back into session on Tuesday — just days after FBI agents raided the homes and offices of three House GOP members. Also on this episode: an interview with Senate Speaker Randy McNally.
FBI agents searched the legislative offices or homes of four Republican lawmakers, including former House Speaker Glen Casada, as well as three aides Friday morning.
For weeks, Sens. Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty pledged to vote to overturn the election results. But late Wednesday night, they both flipped and voted to not block the results of the electoral college in Arizona.
When Congress votes on Wednesday to certify the election results of the presidential election, Tennessee will be in a unique position: Both U.S. senators will be voting to overturn the results. Republicans Marsha Blackburn and Bill Hagerty have pledged to fight the certification process.
Metro Water Services started inspecting underground sewage lines on Monday to assess damage after the Christmas Day bombing. To do it, the agency hired a contractor to send remote-controlled cameras into the pipes.
Six months ago, Karina Hernández was beginning to see her job prospects as a domestic worker disappear. She told WPLN News then that she had been without a job for months. She was having a hard time.
A day after making a rare address to the state and signing a new executive order, Gov. Bill Lee told reporters he really wants people to listen to his message: social distancing and masks work. But his latest order, signed Sunday, lacks enforcement. It essentially serves as an additional plea to those who have ignored […]